NTSB Identification: CHI85LA063.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 26393.
Accident occurred Friday, November 30, 1984 in EDEN PRAIRIE, MN
Aircraft: CESSNA 310R, registration: N98995
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.

PLT STATED THAT THE ACFT HAD PICKED UP ICE DURING THE DESCENT. HE CONTINUED TO STATE THAT HE BROKE OUT OF THE CLOUDS AT 1600 FT AND THE WINDSHIELD WAS COVERED WITH ICE. HE WAS ABLE TO CLEAR A SMALL AREA AT THE BOTTOM OF THE WINDSHIELD WITH THE ALCOHOL DEICE. HE STATED HE COULD SEE THE RUNWAY AND CONTINUED THE APPROACH. THE PLT REDUCED THE PWR AND STARTED THE FLARE BUT WAS STILL 5 TO 8 FT ABOVE THE RUNWAY.

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

WINDOW,FLIGHT COMPARTMENT WINDOW/WINDSHIELD..BLOCKED(PARTIAL)

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

PROPER DESCENT RATE..EXCESSIVE..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

ALTITUDE..MISJUDGED..PILOT IN COMMAND

The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be:

FLARE..PREMATURE..PILOT IN COMMAND


Contributing Factors

WEATHER CONDITION..ICING CONDITIONS


Contributing Factors

ANTI-ICE/DEICE SYSTEM..DELAYED..PILOT IN COMMAND

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